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Whisper! Whisper! (Baby Born Today)

By Jay Althouse

Choir Sacred (SATB choir)
Composed by Jay Althouse. Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Alfred Archive Edition: Alfred Choral Designs. Christmas; Sacred; Spiritual. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Alfred Music #00-5796. Published by Alfred Music (AP.5796).

Item Number: AP.5796


Another memorable Christmas spiritual from Jay Althouse. Strong dynamic contrasts (from Whisper, whisper, tiny baby in a manger lay to Shout it out from the hills and valleys; baby born today) make this a winner for your choir. A lush middle section contrasts with the rhythmic excitement of the opening theme. Brief, easy solos for both a male and female singer. A cappella.

About Alfred Choral Designs

The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Oro Ontario Canada
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • May 03, 2007 Wonderful

    Our Hawkstone (Ontario) choir did this piece for Christmas in four part harmony. It was fun to sing and great to listen to. My mother who sings in a choir in Qualicum Beach B.C. wants her choir to sing it now so I will order it for her. Great...

    singing to you Dawn

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  • 5

    Quebec, Canada
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  • January 14, 2004 Excellent choice!

    This has got to be our small, church choir's best-loved Christmas song. I strongly recommend this piece.

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